If you always find yourself reaching for black, why not opt for the color gray? It’s just as timeless but slightly less severe against your sun-deprived January complexion.
Debut cardigan, $58, Olive and Oak heather choker top, $78, Articles of Society grey jeans, $75, Labradorite/sterling pendant necklace, $178 and Labradorite/Sterling Earrings, $39 at Bloom, 165 E. Main St., Newark, 454-7266; 1725 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 510-4990.
A girl can never have too many lipsticks or lip glosses, am I right? A high-shine gloss is great, but the latest trend in lip color is matte, which has a velvety finish and excellent lasting power (no more reapplying every 30 minutes).
bareMinerals Gen Nude Matte Liquid Lipstick, $19 at Houppette, 4021D Kennett Pike, Greenville, 421-9036.
There’s no need to give up your favorite little black dress, but why not jazz it up with something feisty, like a leopard print cardigan?
Animal Print Cardigan with elbow patches, $38 (Blenders eyewear, $45 and bodycon little black dress, $24) at First & Little Boutique, 25 W. Main St., Middletown, 562-8976.
Contouring was a major trend in 2017 and 2018, and while it’s not going away, adding a blush can bring you up to date and on trend for 2019. Find a hue that pulls out your natural skin tone and brush just a bit on the apples of the cheek. You can do this after you contour if you want to keep your sculpted look.
Kevyn Aucoin Neo Blush, $38 at Houppette, Greenville.
With your accessories, that is. One square scarf can be draped, knotted or wrapped and can transform an outfit in seconds.
Johnny Was Silk Scarf (multiple styles available), $98 at Aquamarine Boutique, Lewes, 114 Second St., 644-4550.